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The Pocket Poets : Dannie Abse (SIGNED COPY)

By: Abse, Dannie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Vista Books: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 061295

Condition: Good


Clean, 48 page booklet which is SIGNED by the poet beneath his name on the title page. Some shelfwear to covers. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Essays and Studies 1988 Matthew Arnold 1988: A Centennial Review

By: Allott, Miriam (editor)

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1988

Seller ID: 042313

ISBN: 0719545625

Condition: Good


Essays examining modern views of Arnold as a poet, cultural theorist, and educator. A good clean hardback in laminated board. 129 pages. Tanning to page edges, else a good clean copy. View more info

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The Casquet of Gems : Choice Selections from the Poets

By: Anon

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Yardley:

Seller ID: 021462

Condition: Reading Copy


Reading copy as pronounced curling and rubbing to covers. All edges gilt. Internally clean and bright - 717 pages. No date but neat gift inscription to ffep dated 1893. View more info

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Remember : 100 Readings for Those in Grief and Bereavement

By: Atwell, Robert (compiler)

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Norwich, Norfolk, Canterbury Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054534

ISBN: 1853116416

Condition: Very Good


Includes timeless reflections from poets and writers down the centuries, from St. Augustine to Ogden Nash to remind us that we are not abandoned or alone in our grief and help us, ultimately, to find a source of solace in our remembering. Clean tight paperback - 114 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Garden that I Love : Second Series

By: Austin, Alfred

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1907

Seller ID: 055864

Condition: Good


The Poet Laureate shares more thoughts with the 'gentle reader'. Some opening to guttering else a clean bright copy with all edges untrimmed. Sunning to boards/spine. Neat Christmas gift inscription to ffep - 138 pages. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Essays About Men, Women, and Books

By: Birrell, Augustine

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Elliot Stock: 1896

Edition: Cheap Edition

Seller ID: 053441

Condition: Good


Clean, well-cared for hardback from the library of Samuel Augustine Courtald and with his signature/date to ffep and bookplate to front pastedown. Sunning to spine - 233 pages. Essays on nineteen subjects - Dean Swift, Lord Bolingbroke, Dr. Johnson, Poets Laureate, 'Hours in the Library' etc. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Byron I. Lyric and Romance

By: Blackstone, Bernard

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Longman: 1970

Seller ID: 032145

ISBN: 0582012155

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Writers and their Work series No 215. 59 pages. Frontis of Byron. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Thomas Gray Bicentenary Celebrations

By: Bosticco, Mary (editor)

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, The Cement and Concrete Association: 1971

Edition: Souvenir Edition

Seller ID: 051790

Condition: Very Good


Large format, 14 page souvenir programme marking the anniversary of the death of one of England's greatest poets. Includes several newspaper cuttings as well as copies of the original manuscript, in his own handwriting, of Elegy, reproduced by kind permission of the Provost and Fellows of Eton College. View more info

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Wordsworth and the Enlightenment Idea of Pleasure

By: Boyson, Rowan

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambrdige University Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055814

ISBN: 1107023300

Condition: As New


Covers a wide range of texts by philosophers, theorists and creative writers from over the centuries in presenting a strong defence of the Enlightenment ideal of pleasure, drawing out its rich political, as well as intellectual and aesthetic, implications. Appears unread. Clean square copy in a d/w - 241 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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T.S. Eliot

By: Bradbrook, M.C.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1958

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 045873

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Writers and their Work series. A very good clean 64 page booklet. Frontis of T.S. Eliot. Contents include:- The Poet of the Wasteland, Later Poetry, The Dramatist, The Critic and Man of Letters, Conclusion, Postscript: Eliot on the Nineteen Fifties, plus a select bibliography. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Selected Poems

By: Bridges, Robert

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1944

Edition: Seventh Impression

Seller ID: 049388

Condition: Very Good


A selection of poems from the 1913 Poet Laureate. Internally clean copy save some odd spotting to prelims. Part of the Sesame Books Series. 79 page booklet in a price-clipped glassine jacket with sunning to spine. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Collected Poems of Rupert Brooke

By: Brooke, Rupert

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA., Dodd, Mead and Company: 1980

Seller ID: 066549

ISBN: 039607894X

Condition: Good


The works of the never-to-be-forgotten poet whose life was cut short during World War One. ''A voice has been swiftly stilled. Only the echoes and the memory remain; but they will linger'' (Churchill). Clean, tight paperback with signs of shelf life to covers - 162 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Poetry and the Drama : The Golden Book of Coleridge

By: Brooke, Stopford A. ( Introduction By

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons: 1932

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 064031

Condition: Good


No. 43 of Everyman's Library Series. Contains sections on - Meditative Poems, Odes and Hymns, The Ancient Mariner and other poems, Love Poems, Narrative and Occasional Poems. Clean, bright copy in green boards, lacking a dustjacket, with spine sunned to grey - 289 pages including an index to first lines. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Poetical Works of Robert Browning Vol 1 : Pauline - Paracelsus - Strafford

By: Browning, Robert

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co: 1879

Seller ID: 046585

Condition: Good


Poems printed in order of their publication. Good clean copy with some light sunning to page edges. Brown boards with gilt lettering to spine - 310 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Poetical Works and Letters of Robert Burns with Copious Marginal Explanations of the Scotch Words and Life

By: Burns, Robert

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Gall and Ingliss:

Seller ID: 053678

Condition: Good


Wear to cloth at spine ends and corners. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Front hinge cracked. Decorated green cloth boards. All edges gilt. xxxii + 642 pages. Illustrated with 4 steel engravings. Decorated page borders. Part of the Landscape Series of poets. View more info

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Francis Thompson

By: Butter, Peter

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045876

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Writers and their Work series. A very good clean 38 page booklet. Frontis of Francis Thompson. Contents include:- Life, Poetry, Prose, Conclusion, and a select bibliography. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Robert Browning : Dramatic Monologues

By: Byatt, A. S. ( Selected and Introduced By )

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Press: 1991

Seller ID: 057870

Condition: As New


Selection and analysis of the work of one of England's greatest poets. Clean, bright hardback, protected in its own slipcase which shows slightest signs of shelf life. Appears unread - 310 pages including indexes of Titles and First Lines. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Ten Poets of Our Own Time

By: Charlton, James M. ( Selected and Edited By )

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066550

Condition: Very Good


An anthology of poems from ten of the great poets of the day. Clean, square hardback in cloth boards - 138 pages including an index of first lines. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Autobiography

By: Chesterton. G K.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co Ltd: 1950

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 064355

Condition: Very Good


Interspersed with memories are anecdotes told in an unmistakable vein, charming and illuminating pen-pictures of the great poets and prose writers of his day. Clean, square hardback in a somewhat tatty d/w showing shelfwear & tear and some losses - 348 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Eight for Immortality

By: Church, Richard

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Co: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065399

Condition: Good


Studies on W.H. Davies, Walter de la Mare, Robert Frost, The Later Yeats, Edmund Blunden, V. Sackville-West, T.S. Eliot, and Robert Graves. Good clean hardback in dustjacket which has areas of loss to spine. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. 113 pages. 8 b/w plates. Prompt dispatch. View more info